Assistant County Attorney

Westchester County
Posted Feb 01
Full Time
White Plains, New York

The Westchester County Law Department is searching for Attorneys to handle legal issues relating to the operation of County government in the Contracts and Real Estate Bureau.

The successful candidate coordinates with various departments on major projects involving land use and environmental issues, working with various high-level County, State and Federal officials with regard to negotiating and drafting agreements on behalf of the County; acts as liaison with Bond counsel to ensure that all issues involving sales of bonds including legislation is conducted appropriately.

The bureau’s attorneys also draft, negotiate and or review bids and requests for proposals, licenses, permits, resolutions to be submitted for approval to Board of Acquisition and Contract; legislation to be submitted to the Board of Legislators, legal opinions; legal advice on proposed county projects; tax certiorari orders; and Health Department declarations.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidates must have graduated from a school of law with an LLB or JD degree and be admitted to the New York State Bar. Experience in the Contracts and Real Estate is preferred.

COME JOIN OUR TEAM! Besides a competitive salary, our compensation package includes comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, deferred compensation, paid leave and retirement plan.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@westchestercountyny.gov Important: Please indicate Assistant County Attorney- Contracts and Real Estate Bureau in the subject line of email.

Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Westchester County Westchester County, located in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley, covers 500 square miles and has a population of over one million. Originally home to Native Americans, who were members of the Lenape tribe, it is today a rich mix of many cultures and landscapes. The County is a blend of bustling cities, quaint villages and picturesque towns as well as open spaces and a network of beautiful parks. The County is also an intellectual capital, boasting a highly educated workforce, competitive colleges and universities, Fortune 500 companies, world changing non-profits, and cutting-edge research centers.